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Fans Declare the Best Films of the Past 25 Years – Is Your Favorite on the List?
Lights, camera, action! The film world is buzzing with excitement as fans have spoken up and voted for the best movies of the last 25 years. Review-aggregation superstar Rotten Tomatoes decided to celebrate its 25th anniversary by turning to you, the film-loving folks, to reveal the ultimate cinematic gems. And guess what? Director Christopher Nolan has snagged the top spots with his mind-bending creations.
The Dark Knight Takes the Crown
Drumroll, please! In the number one spot, we have Christopher Nolan’s iconic 2008 masterpiece, “The Dark Knight.” The caped crusader himself, Batman, swoops in to steal the show. But that’s not all, folks. Nolan’s cinematic magic doesn’t stop there. His 2014 space odyssey, “Interstellar,” and the mind-bending “Inception” from 2010 are hot on Batman’s heels.
Top 10 – greatest films of the last 25 years:
1. The Dark Knight
4. The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King
5. Avengers: Endgame
6. The Matrix
7. The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring
9. Everything Everywhere All At Once
10. The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers
Double Trouble with Peter Jackson
But wait, there’s more! The director Peter Jackson, known for his epic storytelling in “The Lord of the Rings” series, is notching up double appearances in the Top 10. He’s the mastermind behind two of the most beloved films on the list. It’s a journey to Middle-earth that fans can’t seem to get enough of.
While the Top 10 is filled with cinematic wonders, there are some honorable mentions just outside the limelight. Classics like “Saving Private Ryan” (1998) and the mind-bending “Fight Club” (1999) didn’t quite make the cut but are still held dear by movie buffs. Further down the list, you’ll find more gems like “Inglorious Basterds” (2009), “Gladiator” (2000), and the drumming sensation that is “Whiplash” (2014).
And That’s Not All…
But the movie magic doesn’t stop there! Earlier this year, NME, your trusty music and entertainment guide, dropped a list of the best films of the year so far. Among them are titles like “Asteroid City,” “Pearl,” “Rye Lane,” and “Tár.” Speaking of “Tár,” Todd Field’s film, NME had this to say: “Easily the year’s most sophisticated, daring drama, Field’s character study brought us one of Cate Blanchett’s greatest ever performances as mercurial conductor Lydia Tár.”
And the intrigue doesn’t end there. The film delves into the post-MeToo era, questioning Tár’s behavior with her students. The result? A movie that feels like you’ve taken a crash course at a conservatoire by the time the credits roll. It’s an out-of-this-world experience filled with utterly brilliant weirdness that’ll keep you glued to the screen.
A whirlwind tour of the best films of the past 25 years and some of the year’s cinematic treasures. Whether you’re a superhero fan, an epic fantasy enthusiast, or someone in search of the latest and greatest, the world of film has something extraordinary for everyone. Grab your popcorn and get ready for a movie night like no other!